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The Trade Route

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:49 AM
Ive heard rumblings of the Twins swinging a trade with the Tigers for a big name pitcher, and I have to assume it would be Boyd.   A...

Bumgarner or Ryu

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:39 AM
Make your argument below. You can only get one. Which one is at the top of your list?

Trade for JA Happ?

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:11 AM
Yankees seem to be trying to deal Happ so they can free up money so they can sign Cole.Happ is under contract next year for $17M with a v...

Front Page: Big Mike Brings Upside to Bottom of Rotation

Minnesota Twins Talk Today, 12:07 AM
It might be a stretch to say Michael Pineda was pitching like an ace before being hit with a season-ending suspension. But it's definitel...

Front Page: Eddie Rosario's Actual Value Is an Offsea...

Minnesota Twins Talk Yesterday, 11:12 PM
I shouldn't be surprised anymore. I really shouldn't.Baseball's award voters have overemphasized traditional baseball-card numbers like w...

BW on the Beat


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The Case for Trading Eddie Rosario this Winter

Posted by Brandon Warne , 27 August 2019 · 2,845 views

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This is an excerpt from an article that appears at Zone Coverage in full here . Please click through to read it in full.

No matter what direction the 2019 season takes the Minnesota Twins, their offseason is going to be filled with intrigue.

Three of the team’s five starting pitchers — Kyle Gibson, Jake Odorizzi and Michael Pineda — are eligible for f...


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Despite Recent Turmoil, Twins Rotation has Provided Immense Boost in Strong Season

Posted by Brandon Warne , 15 August 2019 · 984 views
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This excerpt is from an article originating at Zone Coverage. Click here to read it in full. When Devin

Smeltzer was summoned to make a spot start after Michael Pineda was placed on the injured list last Sunday, he became the first pitcher outside of the team’s established rotation to make more than two starts in 2019.

Kohl Stewart has made two starts...


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Observations as the Twins Complete a Sweep of the Royals behind Smeltzer's Gem

Posted by Brandon Warne , 04 August 2019 · 850 views
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This is an excerpt form an article which originates at Zone Coverage. Click here to read it in full.

This isn't the first time Devin Smeltzer has been summoned to the Twin Cities to replace an ailing Michael Pineda on the Minnesota Twins' 25-man roster.

That came back in late May.

But if how the young lefty has thrown in his big-league stints has be...


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Twins Clubhouse Reacts to Escobar's Homer off Dozier on Saturday Night

Posted by Brandon Warne , 04 August 2019 · 1,056 views
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This is an excerpt of an article originating at Zone Coverage. Click here to read it in full.

On the surface, it was just a home run. In a year where 4,588 of them have been hit already, that hardly seems like
a real headline-grabber.

MLB hitters have been hitting home runs at a rate of 1.39 per game -- by far the most in a season in history. It's no...


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The Promotion: Devin Smeltzer

Posted by Brandon Warne , 28 May 2019 · 1,792 views
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This is an excerpt of a story which originates at Zone Coverage here . Please click through to read it in full.

The Minnesota Twins have placed right-handed starting pitcher Michael Pineda on the disabled list with right knee tendinitis, and are purchasing the contract of 23-year-old lefty Devin Smelzter to take his place on the roster.

Smeltzer will...